The $45 billion Sochi Winter Olympics opened last night with an evening of Russian culture and high- tech pageantry marred by a malfunctioning snowflake.
Bruno Banani gave up a lot -- including his own name -- to become the first winter Olympian from the Pacific islands of Tonga.
Tonga defeated Japan 31-18 in their Rugby World Cup Pool A match yesterday to end its four-match losing streak at the tournament.
New Zealand said tourism aid to Tonga will remain suspended until safety concerns about a Chinese-made aircraft gifted to the tiny South Pacific nation are resolved.
New Zealand opened the Rugby World Cup with a 41-10 win over Tonga as the top-ranked All Blacks seek to end a 24-year title drought.
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Following is the text of the mission statement from the International Monetary Fund visit to Tonga:
Tonga beat France 19-14 in the biggest upset of the Rugby World Cup to send its opponent into the quarterfinals on a run of two straight losses. England and Australia advanced to the last eight with victories.
Tonga upset France 19-14 in a Rugby World Cup Pool A match in Wellington, New Zealand.